December 25th is just around the corner, so we’ve created a list of icons, patterns and illustrations to inspire and enhance your holiday design project. From hipster santa and watercolor wreath illustrations to shiny, shimmering snowflake patterns and classic Christmas icon collections, we have all of the festive elements you need to create the perfect greeting card, flyer, stationery, wrapping paper, website backdrops and backgrounds and more for Christmas.
When designing user interfaces common sense is really important; make it easy for your users to complete their tasks and achieve their goals, and they will be able to buy your product or service easily. Ignore major usability issues and even if your users were initially interested in what you had to offer, they will soon give up. In today’s world, where it’s not difficult to find an alternative to your product, good usability is not optional, it’s essential. However, just because someone is able to complete a task, it doesn’t mean they will. That’s where emotions come into play.
If you’re looking to switch it up this holiday season and create fresh, new inspired designs for Christmas, a great place to start is with fresh, new inspired color palettes. Bold, bright, muted, multi-colored options to elevate your creative project and spread holiday cheer.
Whether you want your visitors to buy a product, sign up to your newsletter or take another action, a well-designed landing page can be a very powerful tool of persuasion.
Microinteractions are so ubiquitous in web design these days that any site that doesn’t have them feels bland. They’ve been a hot trend in UX design for a couple years now, helping to provide important feedback to users, explain functions and even entertain.
Now that you’ve had a taste of CSS math functions I hope they inspire you, or convince you to start using stable properties and experiment with the bleeding edge ones. If you’re using calc() or have experimented with min() and max() please let us know in the comments. Happy coding!
From New York to LA, Sydney to Melbourne, Dublin to Dubai, Singapore to Seoul- there are hundreds to thousands of big cities around the world (depending on how you define big city), and every one offers its own flavor and vibe. With varied histories, unique food, art and music scenes, distinct architecture and infrastructure, each city takes on its own special energy and personality.
Here are some helpful tips on how to measure and present usability, and (more importantly) improve your UX process!
Much has been written of late about the importance of design systems. It’s a way of ensuring consistency in design throughout a company. Airbnb’s design language system lead Karri Saarinen recently defined it as a ‘set of shared and integrated principles and patterns that define the overall design of a product’.
We’re launching WordPress themes and plugins on the ThemeKeeper Elements library! ThemeKeeper Elements is an unlimited subscription service for designers and creatives. Our design library includes fonts, graphics, online courses, 3D renders, and more. But, there was something missing.
In this tutorial you’ll learn about using gradients on the web. I’ll give you some examples, some exercises (such as how to create gradients for borders), and I’ll also throw in some useful resources which will make creating gradients a lot easier.